The resume I read today illustrated how important a summary section is. The resume was from a sales professional with around five years of experience. The resume started with candidate’s work experience. Although work experience is extremely important, you are limited in your presentation
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Some industries naturally foster high mobility, while others have undergone major turmoil causing businesses to come and go quickly. Regardless of the cause, if you held a number of short term jobs, presenting your work history can be a challenge.
The resume and cover letter I read this morning contained a number of mistakes I routinely see. The candidate is a supply chain professional from one of the biggest and best known manufacturing companies.
Resume Tip: Listing awards received on a resume is a good idea if they demonstrate a skill or accomplishment that relates to the job.
Resume Tip: Other candidates applying for the same position will have a similar background to you. Set yourself apart with specific accomplishments.
I read a resume today with an accomplishment that stood out. The accomplishment stated the job seeker had saved $60k in the last year on a $14 million budget. This works out to 0.4% of the budget – a very small amount. Despite this, the accomplishment was
Resume Tip: Include on your resume training classes that directly relate to the core skills and activities of the job you are pursuing.
I read a functional resume today that illustrated clearly why most people should avoid this resume structure. Functional resumes organize information according to the skills or experiences of the job seeker, not the individual jobs. This resume type can be effective for some individuals, but most people
Everyone wants their resume to look good. The font your choose can have a big affect on the presentation of your resume. Some fonts look great on a computer screen. Others look better in print. There are also fonts that look unprofessional no matter how they are
Resume Tip: Don't over exaggerate your experiences or accomplishments.